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A running list of where to find the mystery monoliths

Utah, California and Romania remain the only locations with monoliths so far.

This Nov. 27, 2020 photo by Terrance Siemon shows a monolith that was placed in a red-rock desert in an undisclosed location in San Juan County southeastern Utah.
This Nov. 27, 2020, photo by Terrance Siemon shows a monolith that was placed in a red-rock desert in an undisclosed location in San Juan County southeastern Utah.
Terrance Siemon via Associated Press

Mysterious monoliths continue to popup across the country, beginning in Utah and now reaching nearby California.

The Utah monolith first appeared about a week ago, creating a nationwide reaction and a full set of internet memes. People speculated the monolith came from aliens, or that it was an art project. It’s gone viral across the internet. Monolith talk is everywhere.

It’s only increased as more monoliths have popped up around the country and the world.

Here’s a running list of where the mysterious monoliths have popped up.

Utah

A team of biologists in a helicopter above the Utah wilderness noticed the mysterious monolith during the final week of November. The 10- to 12-feet steel monolith went missing soon after. Reports surfaced that a group of men knocked it over and got rid of it.

Romania

Another monolith appeared in Romania, appearing a little different than the one in Utah. The Romania monolith appeared about two days after the Utah monolith disappeared. However, the two were not linked, as I wrote about for the Deseret News.

California

The Atascadero News discovered a monolith at the top of Atascadero’s Pine Mountain. Dozens of hikers flooded to the spot to check out the monolith to see what it was.

Netherlands

A monolith appeared in the Netherlands over the weekend, showing up near a nature reserve, of all places. But no footprints were seen in the area, according to the Algemeen Dagblad newspaper.

England

A new mysterious monolith,appeared on the Isle of Wight in the United Kingdom, too.

Pennsylvania

A mysterious monolith showed up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, outside a candy shop. It appears to have been stolen, though. The candy shop owner plans to build a new one.

Las Vegas

Another mysterious monolith has appeared in the United States — this time in Sin City. The monolith appeared under the Fremont Street Experience sign in downtown Las Vegas.

California (again)

The San Luis Obispo Tribune reported that there was another monolith discovered in the Los Padres National Forest, about 100 miles southwest of Atascadero, where the first one was found.

This story will be updated if more monoliths appear.